Mark Painter
Mark Painter is CEO of PRS Urology SC in Denver.
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Proposed MIPS rule modifies 2018 requirements
The proposed rule for MACRA and the Merit-based Incentive Payment System program was released June 21, 2017-- As expected, the program requiring the implementation of the new MIPS scoring system and incentives to move to alternative payment models will continue.
What happens when prior auths don’t match services provided?
How your practice can avoid medical necessity denials
The practical application of medical necessity has taken many forms, and in this increasingly complex world of health care, understanding these applications has become a critical component of your business.
How to charge for E&M services, procedure on same date
How to charge for E&M services, procedure on same date
In this "Coding Q&A," the Painters also answer a question regarding coding for sling and cystocele repair with mesh repair.
Telemedicine: Reimbursement in fee-for-service, quality models
The provision of health care via technology and without direct eye-to-eye and skin-to-skin contact is an area of growing interest in the U.S. It is also an area of great concern. One of the key conundrums surrounding telemedicine is the when, how, and what to pay for the service.
‘I can’t keep up’: Pay cuts, prior authorization take their toll

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